Month: June 2020

Maine Women’s Fund Grant to Support MCEDV Member Programs

MCEDV is pleased to be the recipient of $27,791 through the Maine Women’s Fund’s Safety First for Women’s Fund. The money will be distributed directly to MCEDV’s nine member programs throughout the state to support their efforts to keep survivors of domestic abuse and violence safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maine Women’s Fund Executive Director…

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MCEDV Calls for Racial Justice

Breonna Taylor. Tony McDade. George Floyd. For too long, we have been naming black people murdered by police in America.  Their deaths ripple outward: to the children robbed of their parents, to the partners grieving their loved ones, to the colleagues mourning their coworkers, and to the friends left alone. Every time an officer kills a black person, entire communities are traumatized both by the loss and then again by our society’s failure to act for justice.   Until we address and overcome racism in our culture, we cannot create a…

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